Approval for Activities in Marine and Harbour Departmental Areas - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this approval if you intend to undertake activities in a departmental area. A departmental area is an area controlled by the Agency and includes certain waters, shores and seabeds. Certain marine areas have been placed under the control of the Agency for the purpose of regulating marine and port affairs and navigation.

Approval may be required to do the following activities in departmental areas:

  • park a vehicle
  • drive or ride a vehicle
  • swim or dive into any waters
  • permit an animal on a jetty
  • erect an installation or structure on a departmental area or on departmental land for the purpose of carrying on the business of fuelling and
  • carry on the business of fuelling;

Please be aware that you will not require this approval for the installation or use of a fuelling installation if you hold a licence under jetty legislation. If you intend to use departmental land for community activities or commercial development, you may also require a lease.

Please consult the Contact Officer in the first instance to determine if your proposed activity is in a departmental area and requires this approval.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Duration is determined on a case by case basis.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Activities in Marine and Harbour Departmental Areas - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Marine Safety

Act(s) name

Marine and Harbours Act 1981 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Marine and Harbours (Departmental Areas) Regulations 1998 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Regional Maritime Facilities
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Marine Safety

Operating address:
441 Murray Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000

Phone:

08 94357770

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